53rd International Vocal Competition - Lied Duo
20 - 24 November 2019

Competition

Hannah Bradbury. Finale 49ste IVC 2012

Repertoire requirements 53rd IVC - Lied Duo

  • German core repertoire: Franz Schubert, Robert Schumann, Johannes Brahms, Hugo Wolf
  • French core repertoire: Gabriel Fauré, Claude Debussy, Henri Duparc, Maurice Ravel, Francis Poulenc, Reynaldo Hahn
  • Compulsory work: "Oh, che tranquillo mar" by composer Sylvia Maessen - Semi-Finals
  • 1 art song by a Dutch composer (not necessarily in Dutch) - Final

The songs must be performed in the original language and for the various voice types authorized key.

The songs have to be sung by heart.
The complusory work "Oh che tranquillo mar" may be sung from score. 
 

Repertoire First Round

Participants compile their program themselves.
The songs are performed in the program sequence specified by the participants.

  • 2 German songs and 1 French song from the core repertoire, or 1 German song and 2 French songs from the core repertoire
  • 1 or more songs free choice

At least 4 songs
At least 3 different languages
At least 1 song composed after 1920 (this can overlap with other requirements)

A minimum of 13 minutes and a maximum of 15 minutes

Online registration from 1st February 2019 via our website: www.ivc.nu

 

Repertoire Competition 20-24 November 2019

After admission via the First Rounds, the programs for the Semi-Finals and Finals of the Competition must be submitted by the participants.

The songs are performed in the program sequence specified by the participants.

Repertoire from the First Round may be repeated.

Participants may not repeat repertoire from the Semi-Finals in the Final.

At least 3 different languages ​​per round
A minimum of 4 languages ​​total, divided between Semi-Finals and Finals
The compulsory work "Oh che tranquillo mar" does not count towards this total

 

Semi-finals

  • At least 2 German songs from the core repertoire
  • At least 2 French songs from the core repertoire
  • The compulsory work "Oh che tranquillo mar" is performed by all duos in the Semi-Finals, they indicate themselves where in their program
  • At least 2 songs composed after 1920 (this can overlap with the other requirements). The compulsory work "Oh che tranquillo mar" does not count towards this total

A minimum of 20 minutes and a maximum of 22 minutes, incl. "Oh che tranquillo mar" (04:30)


Final

  • At least 2 German songs from the core repertoire
  • At least 2 French songs from the core repertoire
  • At least 1 song by a Dutch composer (not necessarily in Dutch)
  • At least 1 song free choice
  • At least 2 songs composed after 1920 (this can overlap with the other requirements)

A minimum of 28 minutes and a maximum of 30 minutes

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